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Fun Food Holidays™ December 12th is National Ambrosia Day

National Ambrosia Day

Ambrosia, the mythical "food of the gods," is a heavenly treat to real mortal diners at any time of the year. This cool and creamy citrus fruit salad is a light and tasty side dish or dessert.

CDK has many classic-style recipes for ambrosia, plus a whole body of wacky ambrosia salad-inspired items like ambrosia cakes, bars, and even a body scrub!

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Amaretto Ambrosia
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Made with cinnamon, honey, Amaretto liqueur, shredded coconut, pecans, pineapple tidbits, fruit


Sour Cream Pecan Ambrosia
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Made with nutmeg, mayonnaise, sour cream, miniature marshmallows, pecans, maraschino cherries, pineapple chunks, flaked coconut, Mandarin orange sections


Spinach Ambrosia Salad
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Made with orange juice, (11 ounce size) pineapple and mandarin orange segments, drained, coconut, fresh spinach


Fat Free Blueberry Ambrosia Salad
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Made with sour cream, orange, pineapple, blueberries, coconut, cottage cheese


Orange And Pineapple Ambrosia
recipe for orange and pineapple ambrosia

Made with chopped walnuts, oranges, pineapple tidbits, grated coconut


Strawberry Ambrosia Salad
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Made with evaporated milk, flaked coconut, strawberry gelatin powder, raspberry gelatin powder, frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, water, crushed pineapple with syrup


Ambrosia's Pound Cake
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Made with Lemon or orange, zest of, lemon or orange juice, vanilla extract, sugar, eggs, cake flour, butter


Ambrosia-Egg Nog Candy
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Made with flaked coconut, sugar, eggnog, corn syrup, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, candied cherries


Ambrosia Cake Royale
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Made with orange peel, Maraschino cherries, drained, coarsely chopped, pineapple tidbits, flaked coconut, pecans, sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder, flour


Florida Ambrosia
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Made with angel-cake wedges or meringue shells, halved seedless green and/or red grapes, sugar, cornstarch, orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, oranges, peeled, sliced, and seeded, grapefruit


Ambrosia Cream Pie
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Made with coconut, additional whipped topping (optional), packaged crumb crust (6 ounce size), mandarin orange segments - well drained, crushed pineapple - well drained, milk, vanilla pudding and pie


Honey And Yogurt Ambrosia
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Made with honey, pineapple chunks, oranges, bananas, coconut, plain yogurt


Carrots Ambrosia
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Made with parsley, salt, baby carrots, butter, sugar, oranges


Cranberry Ambrosia-Cream Cheese Spread
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Made with pecan, pecans, (3.5 oz size) shredded coconut - divided, mandarin oranges, (15.5 oz size) crushed pineapple, (6 oz size) sweetened dried cranberries - divided, powdered sugar, (8 oz size)


California Date Ambrosia Salad With Sour Cream Dressing
recipe for california date ambrosia salad with sour cream dressing

Made with flaked coconut, oranges, bananas, dates, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, powdered ginger, sour cream


Ambrosia Bars
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Made with butterscotch chips, orange zest, orange juice, egg, brown sugar, shortening, salt, baking soda, baking powder, all-purpose flour


Honey Pecan Ambrosia
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Made with honey, pecan, starfruit or Kiwi fruit, oranges, coconut, papaya, blackberries or raspberries


Ambrosia Pancakes With Orange Syrup
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Made with flaked coconut, milk, orange rind, brown sugar, vegetable oil, baking powder, salt, shortening, orange


Sour Cream Cantaloupe Ambrosia
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Made with vanilla extract, honey, sour cream, oranges, green seedless grapes, cantaloupe, pineapple, shredded moist coconut, pecans


Ambrosia Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
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Made with dried apricot halves, chopped, crushed pineapple, pecans, flaked coconut, marshmallow creme, sour cream, (8-ounce) sweet potato


Ambrosia Cake
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Made with milk, salt, baking powder, cake flour, vanilla extract, butter flavoring, eggs, sugar, butter


Dried Cranberry Ambrosia Salad With Granola Topping
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Made with granola, pineapple, oranges, dried cranberries, vanilla yogurt


Chinese Ambrosia Pie
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Made with flaked coconut, cream cheese, ginger, almond extract, milk, sugar, cornstarch, orange juice, (8 oz size) mandarin oranges (drained and cut into small pieces)


Ambrosia Toss
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Made with additional flaked coconut, mayonnaise, flaked coconut, orange, (16 oz) can fruit cocktail, salad greens


Baked Ambrosia In A Cup
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Made with pomegranate seeds or quartered maraschino cherries, flaked coconut, honey, brown sugar, (8-ounce size) pineapple chunks, pineapple chunks, oranges



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